Wisconsin Masters in Education Programs

(found programs from 26 schools)

According to the Wall Street Journal, teachers in Wisconsin have an attractive salary and benefits package. The newspaper notes that the average salary of a public educator in Wisconsin is $56,500. With benefits, the value of a Wisconsin teacher's compensation can equal over $100,000. Currently, teachers receive a pension plan and health insurance that continues after they are retired. However, recent budget cuts have also led to teacher layoffs in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction reports that about 55 percent of teachers had earned a master's degree or higher in 2010. The percentage of teachers here with a master's has steadily increased each year. If you're interested in earning your master's degree, you have quite a few programs from which to choose.

At Carroll University in Waukesha teachers can participate in a Master of Education program in curriculum and instruction, health education or adult education. The program also allows educators to obtain a number of other certifications. Carthage College, a small, nonprofit institution, offers a master's degree in teaching gifted and talented children. Finally, Lakeland College in Howards Grove allows students to complete a Master of Education program while enjoying campus life at the small, historic private college.


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